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An Unusual Case of Retro-Orbital Pain with Diplopia

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  23 September 2016

Michael Paci
St. Mary's Hospital, McGill Medical School, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Theodore H. Wein*
Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Sabah Bekhor
Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Division of Neurology, St. Mary's Hospital, 3830 Lacombe, B234, Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1M5, Canada
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